Archive for the ‘Plant Maintenance/Uptime’ Category

Strategies for reducing plant downtime

There are effective methods for reducing and even preventing unplanned downtime - maintenance and operational leaders just have to be willing to put in the work.

There are effective methods for reducing and even preventing unplanned downtime – maintenance and operational leaders just have to be willing to put in the work.

Manufacturers: Keep plants clean and lean to achieve optimal productivity

Manufacturers suffering through less-than-ideal plant conditions can move things in a more positive direction by developing detailed housekeeping strategies.

Manufacturers suffering through less-than-ideal plant conditions can move things in a more positive direction by developing detailed housekeeping strategies.

Strategies for improving workplace lockout/tagout procedures

How can organizations improve their lockout/tagout procedures and better protect maintenance staff and other workers who regularly deal with dangerous equipment?

How can organizations improve their lockout/tagout procedures and better protect maintenance staff and other workers who regularly deal with dangerous equipment?

Checking in on the development of manufacturing IoT technology

A few early adopters have provided roadmaps for integrating IoT technology into shop floor processes.

A few early adopters have provided roadmaps for integrating IoT technology into shop floor processes.

Strategies for developing a shop floor safety plan

Developing an exhaustive workplace safety strategy is the best way to ensure workers avoid injury on the shop floor.

Developing an exhaustive workplace safety strategy is the best way to ensure workers avoid injury on the shop floor.

Quick tips for writing an effective preventive plan

Firms should embrace these essential PM plan-drafting basics.

Firms should embrace these essential PM plan-drafting basics.

Key preventive maintenance pitfalls to avoid

Companies boarding the PM bandwagon must work pragmatically and avoid these implementation errors.

Companies boarding the PM bandwagon must work pragmatically and avoid these implementation errors.

Understanding essential maintenance KPIs: Part 2

Some organizations turn to alternative KPIs such as mean-time between repairs and preventive maintenance compliance.

Some organizations turn to alternative KPIs such as mean-time between repairs and preventive maintenance compliance.

Understanding essential maintenance KPIs: Part 3

There are many metrics for tracking maintenance activities.

There are many metrics for tracking maintenance activities.

Understanding essential maintenance KPIs

Industrial maintenance crews must establish baseline productivity goals to facilitate operational transparency and establish a performance-driven shop floor culture.

Industrial maintenance crews must establish baseline productivity goals to facilitate operational transparency and establish a performance-driven shop floor culture.

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